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Pakistan Reopens Afghanistan Border Crossing After Deadly Clash

KABUL, May 28 – Pakistan reopened a major border crossing with Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, more than three weeks after several people were killed when troops from both sides exchanged fire for hours. The Chaman crossing into Afghanistan’s Kandahar province was reopened on “humanitarian grounds” after Afghan officials submitted a request, according to a

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Afghan Security Forces Retake Northern District from Taliban

KABUL, Jan 10 – Afghan security forces have retaken a district in the north of the country, killing 30 Taliban fighters and capturing vehicles and weapons from the insurgents, the defence ministry said on Sunday. The recapture is a welcome piece of good news for government forces, which have struggled to contain the spreading Taliban

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